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Big Ang’s Kids Are ‘Holding On’ After Her Death But ‘Taking It Really Hard’

Big Ang’s friend Robin Borges opened up to Us Weekly this past weekend about how the late Mob Wives star’s two kids, A.J. and Raquel, are coping after their mom died of cancer last week at age 55.

Us Weekly |

Get the Details on Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola’s Funeral and Memorial Service

The details on Angela “Big Ang” Raiola’s funeral have emerged: she will be laid to rest in her native New York.

Kaitlyn Laurie |

‘Mob Wives’ Big Ang Loses Battle with Cancer at 55

Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, star of the reality TV show Mob Wives passed away early Thursday morning after a long battle with cancer.

Jelani Addams Rosa |

Death Rumors for ’Mob Wives’ Star Big Ang Refuted on Twitter

Conflicting reports are circulating online that reality TV star, Angela Raiola (known familiarly as “Big Ang“) is on her deathbed.

Lisa Timmons |

Tuesday Ten: 10 Celebrities We’d Totally Go on a Spring Break Trip With

If you’re like me, you’re totally experiencing some serious FOMO (fear of missing out) right now as all of your younger college friends inundate your Instagram feed with selfies from Cabo Spring Break


Well, we may not be able to travel back in time to those days, but we certainly…

Kendall Fisher |

‘Mob Wives’ Star Big Ang Flaunts Her Bikini Body in Miami

While most of the country is still suffering with never ending winter, Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola hit the beach in Miami for a little fun in the sun.

Oh, and the 53-year-old mother of two is totally rocking an itsy bitsy black bikini.

Jason Marshall |

I Got Drunk With Big Ang and Lived To Tell the Tale

The first thing to know about Big Ang is that when she says she’ll make you a stiff drink, she means it. Big Ang came to our office in New York to mix some cocktails; in the end she looked fine but I was slurring worse than a high schooler with unlimited access to wine…

Robert Kessler |

Big Ang Schools Us on Halloween Do’s and Don’t’s

Just in time for Halloween, Big Ang stopped by our New York office to school us on the rules of Halloween. After making a few (okay, several) cocktails, Big Ang, Vibe’s Deena Campbell, The Frisky’s Amelia McDonell-Parry and me got to discussing Halloween. And since today is the special day, here is that conversation, unabridged.

Robert Kessler |

The 5 Must-See Moments From The Miami Monkey Premiere

We love it when things live up to the hype, and the season premiere of Miami Monkey – new episode TONIGHT on VH1 – did not let us down.  We expected bikinis, hot guys and girls on South Beach – and of course LOTS of our fave, Big Ang.

Scott Bernberg |

11 Reasons Why Everyone Needs To Watch Miami Monkey



Scott Bernberg |

Big Ang’s 11 Wildest Moments

To help get you ready for the premiere of Miami Monkey, we’ve compiled some of our all-time favorite, wildest and biggest Big Ang moments.  After all, it’s this special lady’s world – we’re just living in it.

Scott Bernberg |

We Found the Miami Monkey Employee Handbook!!!

Everyone’s favorite Mob Wife Big Ang is taking her larger-than-life (um) attitude down to Miami to open what is sure to become the talk of South Beach – a bar!  And aptly named Miami Monkey we might add :) Seems like the perfect place to get a job, right?

Scott Bernberg |

Big Ang’s Trip To Miami Beach Was Everything You Hoped It Would Be

Mob Wives star Angela “Big Ang” Raiola was at Miami Beach on Tuesday, where she spent at least part of her day strutting around in a bikini. She also sprayed herself with a hose and showed off the most creative nail artwork since the claws Elizabeth Berkley wore for Showgirls.

Big Ang was last…


The 11 Wackiest Moments From Big Ang’s CR Fashion Book Photo Shoot

Anyone who has seen so much as a second of VH1’s Mob Wives knows that Angela Raiola, better known as “Big Ang,” is all kinds of awesome.

Well, apparently fashion photographer Bruce Weber and former French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld got the memo, too. The fashion legends just shot the reality TV star…


Watch: Broadway, Brace Yourself — Big Ang Is Coming

First stop, Mob Wives. Next stop? Broadway!

Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, the plastic surgery-praising, Botox-loving breakout star of the hit VH1 series, is taking her talent to the Great White Way come March. She is set to star for one night only on March 9 in Anthony J. Wilkinson’s My Big Gay Italian

Celebuzz |

Watch: JWoww Reveals How She Wants to Go Gangster

Jenni “JWoww” Farley has one birthday wish this year — to not age.

“I’ve decided for my birthday I’m gonna stay 27,” the Snooki & JWoww star told Celebuzz. “So I’m gonna stay 27 for the next three years.”

But just because JWoww is sidestepping growing old and grey doesn’t mean…

Cory Lopez |